Standing Committees

There are six (6) standing committees in the SCHC Board of Directors. Ad Hoc committees will be formed as necessary to deal with specific issues.

Sunshine Community Health Center Advocacy Board Development

The Advocacy Committee shall develop and monitor ongoing advocacy initiatives at the local, state and national levels.

Sunshine Community Health Center Advocacy Board Development

The Board Development Committee shall solicit nominations for filling vacancies on the Board. This committee shall present a slate of candidates for executive offices at the annual meeting. The Board Development Committee shall also assign a mentor to each new board member and oversee development of a prospective new board member packet. The Board Development Committee will be responsible for the oversight of budgeted funds for board training. The Board Development Committee will select and recommend training offered to board members.

The Bylaws & Policy committee conducts an annual review and update of all bylaws and board policies to ensure the Board operates smoothly, consistently and legally.

The Executive Committee meets at the call of the president to deal with sensitive matters, particularly in connection with the contract ratification, hiring, termination, compensation, disciplinary actions or performance evaluation of the Executive Director. The committee also serves as the basis for the Grievance Committee (Policy 2005-2007) to hear employee and patient grievances not resolvable at the Executive Director level.

Executive Committee meetings are not open to the public. The minutes of Executive Committee meetings are confidential. Actions taken by the Executive Committee are subject to ratification by the Board of Directors. The composition of this committee shall be President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

The Finance Committee is responsible for overseeing the financial management of the clinic and ensures that the Board of Directors is fully informed relating to financial matters.

The Performance Improvement Quality Assurance Risk Management (PIQARM) Committee works in collaboration with the Staff Performance Improvement/Quality Assurance Risk Management (SPIQARM) Committee to ensure quality of care, services and patient safety, provided by the clinic.

The Board PIQARM Committee meets monthly or as deemed necessary with a minimum of six (6) times per year, to evaluate and implement performance improvement, quality assurance and risk management activities.